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Anthony Gismondi on Wine
LaStella Lastellina Rosato
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16¼/20

LaStella Lastellina Rosato 2018

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaThis is a blend of 66 percent cabernet franc, 30 percent merlot, and 4 percent sangiovese sourced from vineyards throughout the South Okanagan. The wine was made using a combination of saignée and direct press methods. Medium salmon in colour, it has quite a savoury nose with herbs, spice, and wild strawberry. Although the winery describes this as off-dry, it is perceptibly dry - and only 3 g/L residual sugar. At only 12.6 percent alcohol, it is a very drinkable style, which also provides a lot of interest. Recommended.Tasted: 21 July 2019Tasted by: Prices: BC 22.90 Winery direct, private liquor stores Producer: LaStellaDistributors: Winery Direct
Blend: Cabernet Franc - Merlot - SangioveseCSPC: 849737UPC: 808755012374